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Welcome to Chale

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Chale - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Chale to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Attractions

Amazon World

Amazon World Zoo Park has a huge range of unusual rare and exotic animals. At the last count it was somewhere in the region of 200 different species, spanning the entire animal kingdom The Zoo is open daily from 10am. We're situated on the A3056 opposite the 'Fighting…

Haseley Manor

Haseley Manor is located at the East end of Arreton, which is on the A3056 road 5 miles to the South East of Newport, the County Town. Arreton is approximately ten miles from Ryde and from Cowes ‐ the two foot ferry terminals, and 7 miles from Fishbourne,…

Shanklin Chine

You are in a magic world of natural beauty, a rich haven of rare plants, woodland, wildlife and an enchanting waterfall. Formation of the Chine has taken place over the last 10,000 years. The stream would originally have flowed into the River Eastern Yar when Sandown Bay…

Mottistone Manor

The garden is noted for its colourful herbaceous borders, grassy terraces planted with fruit trees and its views. The 16th‐ and 17th‐century manor house, which is tenanted, lies at the heart of the Mottistone Estate, which offers delightful walks between the Downs and the coast.What's new in 2005SeaBritain…

Smuggling Museum

The Museum of Smuggling History was opened in 1973 with the help of the local council. The study of 700 years of smuggling methods, and the gathering of the necessary artefacts has been the lifelong work of Ron Dowling RNVR, after being in contraband control in Aden…

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

The Isle of Wight once boasted 54 miles of railway, most of which was closed between 1952 and 1966. However its unique atmosphere has been perfectly preserved by the largely volunteer‐run Isle of Wight Steam Railway, which began operating trains in 1971. The Railway is truly…

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